The people of Kachikau in Nasarawa State had course to smile yesterday as the Road Safety Officers’ Wives Association (ROSOWA) opened an ultra modern clinic to serve the community.
The colourful event had so many dignatories in attendance including the State Governor Umaru tank Al Makura who was represented by his Chief of Staff.
In her welcome address, the National President of the Association ,Mrs Bolanle Oluwayemis Oyeyemi said the clinic was built to give succor to Nigerians of all walks of life living in the area.
According to her,the project was the first of its kind by the Association since its inception.
She pledge the resolve of her Association establish more of the ultra modern clinic in the future.This according to her will help in solving critical medical issues affecting women especially in the area of infact mortality.She thanked all those who donated towards making the project a reality
In his own remark,the Corps Marshal of the FRSC Dr Boboye Oyeyemi commended the Association for its foresight in deeming it fit to build the clinic.
He pledge the support of the Agency in making sure that the clinic have all it requires to discharge its functions.
This will include the deployment of permanent doctors and auxiliary staff .He called on the State government to assist the clinic to grow.
According to him, the clinic will be affiliated with the General Hospital, Keffi for referrals and to manage emergency cases.
On his part, Governor Al Makura, pledged to support the clinic .He called on various NGOs and private entities to emulate the legacy laid by ROSOWA.
The event was witnessed by top Executives of FRSC,traditional rulers ,members of sister agencies like Prison Officers Wives Association,Fire Service Officers wives Association, Nigerian Tourism Board and a host of others.
The clinic was estimated to cost about N20m to build.